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17 January 2018 08:39 (South Africa)

Majali arrested for Kalahari 'corporate hijacking'

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Businessman Sandile Majali, formerly of Oilgate disrepute, was arrested by the Commercial Crimes Unit on Thursday, in relation to corporate hijacking that occurred at the Companies and Intellectual Property Registration Office in August. Directors at the mining company Kalahari Resources Daphne Mashile-Nkosi and Brian Amos Mashile and were astonished to discover that their names at the Cipro database had been replaced with eight other names, including Majali. An urgent application was sought and obtained last month, which reinstated the rightful directors to Kalahari Resources. Three of the other co-accused were arrested on Wednesday, and will appear on Friday with Majali in court. Read more: Business Day, Sapa, via News24

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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